legibly


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leg·i·ble

 (lĕj′ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Possible to read or decipher: legible handwriting.
2. Plainly discernible; apparent: a legible weakness in disposition.

[Middle English, from Late Latin legibilis, from Latin legere, to read; see leg- in Indo-European roots.]

leg′i·bil′i·ty, leg′i·ble·ness n.
leg′i·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.legibly - in a legible manner; "you must write legibly"
illegibly, undecipherably, unreadably - in an illegible manner; "this student writes illegibly"
Translations
بصورةٍ مَقْروءَه
čitelně
læseligt
olvashatóan
læsilega
čitateľne
okuanaklı bir şekilde

legibly

[ˈledʒəblɪ] ADVlegiblemente

legibly

[ˈledʒəbli] advlisiblement

legibly

advlesbar; writeleserlich

legibly

[ˈlɛdʒəblɪ] advin modo leggibile

legible

(ˈledʒəbl) adjective
clear enough to be read. The writing was faded but still legible.
ˈlegibly adverb
ˌlegiˈbility noun
References in classic literature ?
It was an ordinance of the Republic One and Indivisible of Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, or Death, that on the door or doorpost of every house, the name of every inmate must be legibly inscribed in letters of a certain size, at a certain convenient height from the ground.
He had his death-warrant written legibly upon his face.
To see his brother thus energetic in his service moved him beyond expression; if he could not utter what he felt, he showed it legibly in his face; and Alexander read it there, and liked it the better in that dumb delivery.
At that time the opinion existed that it was beneath a gentleman to write legibly, or with a hand in the least suitable to a clerk.
She was a middle-aged woman, with a large experience of the world and its wickedness written legibly on her manner and on her face.
Suspicious hatred of the governess was written legibly in every line of her face.
The man-servant--with news, and bad news, legibly written in his disturbed face and manner--entered the room.
Just before you, you will observe a long window with the words 'coffee-room' legibly painted above it; and looking out of that window, you would have seen in addition, if you had gone at the right time, Mr Wackford Squeers with his hands in his pockets.
By hand pressures, after that, he answered our questions, and when he wished to speak he scrawled his thoughts with his left hand, quite legibly, on a sheet of paper.
Mrs Varden having cut in, looked at a box upon the mantelshelf, painted in imitation of a very red-brick dwelling-house, with a yellow roof; having at top a real chimney, down which voluntary subscribers dropped their silver, gold, or pence, into the parlour; and on the door the counterfeit presentment of a brass plate, whereon was legibly inscribed 'Protestant Association:'--and looking at it, said, that it was to her a source of poignant misery to think that Varden never had, of all his substance, dropped anything into that temple, save once in secret--as she afterwards discovered--two fragments of tobacco-pipe, which she hoped would not be put down to his last account.
Your things, the ring and the watch, were wrapped up together, and on the paper your name was legibly written in pencil, together with the date on which you left them with her .
Completed entry forms and typed or legibly printed 90-word essays should be mailed to: Children's Choice Essay Contest, HMH, 1435 W.